By Nikko Dizon
President Benigno Aquino III was satisfied with government’s preparations for the mass exodus of thousands of Filipino commuters to the provinces, whether to remember their dead or go on a vacation, after inspecting key transportation hubs Friday, Malacañang said.
President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday after 27 years in power following a wave of protests against his rule.
By Maila Ager
A journalist, who interviewed Vice President Jejomar Binay in 2010, faced the Senate hearing on Thursday to present an audio recording of Binay saying that he owned the controversial property in Batangas province.
Zambian President Michael Sata, once dubbed “Mr. King Cobra” for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. Vice President Guy Scott, a white Zambian of Scottish descent, became the country’s acting president Wednesday, making him the first white leader of a sub-Saharan African nation since 1994 when South Africa moved to majority rule.
Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the afflicted region. “We can’t hermetically seal ourselves off,” he declared.